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into a baltimore county school. what's being done to make sure your kids are safe while in the classroom. they thought the rec centers would be closed for good but baltimore city council president proposing an aidea to keep those sent -- an idea to keep the centers open many and total transformation. students at three local schools are going to have brand new libraries to study and hang out in. we will tell you what's so special as the first one is unveiled. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. i am megan pringle alongside lynette charles and there's a big celebration going on as the library opens so people will want to know how to dress and lauren cook manning the roads. now is a good time to leave. >> reporter: yes, we have little trouble on the jfx. so i will have more coming up in a bit. >> all right. right now the story is the fog. >> yes. we have the patchy fog and north and west you go. so patchy in nature. being careful. also, take the jacket again this morning. we are chilly. look at clarksville at 51 degrees. once again the temperatures in the low to upper 50s. we s
. just the impact he had on the whole nfl and bringing the tv. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest
in just a minute. >> amazing home. to me thank goodness. >> a dancer from haiti comes to baltimore rebuilding and creating a better future back at home. >> and remodeled your different, just had to have stainless steel but is it out of style if what appliance makers going to next. the news starts right now. >> we start tonight with at amazing game from our baltimore orioles. they are doing a lot of work tonight and it couldn't be at a better time. the playoffs are the line. cheryl connor is live at the ballpark. beating boston at home under pressure the fans had to love that it. >> reporter: yeah. they did. i tell you it was fireworks night out here at camden yard. nothing was louder than the fans in the stand when's the grant slam hit in the first inning. they get another win. 9-1 against the red sox and this winning season may be bet told by the youngest fans. a man dancing, sure that makes sense. it's september 28th and the orioles are still winning. >> just amazing. i mean -- i have never been able to experience it. >> reporter: he wasn't even born before the orioles had the
helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's, to
at 95 in downtown baltimore, not too many cars out there just yet. and as we pull up some drive times you'll notice the harrisburg express way no delays there. a lot of rain in the area, 695 that's going to be in great shape from parkville, and the west side will remain nice and clear just eleven minutes on the outer loop from 795 down toward 95. >>> five minutes from five, a warning about a new scam targeting seniors and social security benefits. identity thieves are getting their hands on personal information like a full name and bank account number and reroute the benefits to their own bank accounts and prepaid debate cards. the scam is becoming popular just as the social security administration prepares to switch all beneficiaries to direct deposit instead of mailing out paper checks. >>> if you're college students weighed down by large student loan debts you're not alone. the number of households with debt is rising. it's estimated that one in every five households carries some sort of student loan debt. the average loan in 2010 was almost $27,000. that's more than double what bo
with a look at roads. >>> still dealing with the big sinkhole in east baltimore. monument street still portions of that shut down. not far from patterson park. >> down in that neighborhood. right now you're saying chilly start take the coat. >> exactly and we're still officially in summer. we have frost advisories in western maryland we're looking at garrett county. it is chilly this morning. temperatures are in the 40s and a lot of spots. so take the jacket as you head out the door. i'd say a coat. i'm cold. exactly. let's look at these temperatures in bladensburg. 55 degrees there. and 43 degrees in west friendship this morning and look at the 100%. that means the dew point, the temperature are the exact same. actually a little bit of patchy fog in howard county this morning and also frederick county. out and about be prepared for that take it easy on the roadways. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. and it's going to stay is that way through the day. we're going to get lots of sunshine in here. it's going to be a fantastic day. as we look at the hour by hour forecast fo
county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. >>> a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have been there during school hou
with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you are in baltimore county and heading out to 759, no concerns. it's nice and clear -- 795, no concerns. it's nice and clear. heading out to the beltway, a live look at the west sideat old court road. traffic is starting to pick up. you are looking at 12-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. there are no delays heading on that inner loop up towards pikesville. now the beltway will be remain nice and clear from parkville up to towson. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 up to 8 3. and no concerns out on the jfx heading into the city. it's going to take you 11 minutes no delays from the beltway all the way downtown to fayette street. now over to you. >>> 5:32. 11 years ago today our livewere changed forever and today we will take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. abc2 news linda so is live downtown and you can tell us about a special memorial happening where you are standing today. what's this all about. >> reporter: we are here at the 9/11 memorial at baltimore's world trade cent
. >>> an incredible night for the city of baltimore. >>> community funds razors for daniel. >> daniel has been upgreated to fair condition. no word on when he will get out of the hospital. when he does, friends and strangers want to be sure there's enough money to care for his needs. >>> take these shoes and lots of laughter. >> this is the brighter side following a school shooting. something good for something horrible. >> this shows how many we love daniel and how much we want to support him. >> only the second time that daniel's mom has left the hospital. she stopped by for a quick dinner and to say thanks for the people helping her family. everybody pledged $25 and every penny goes to the family. >> being able to come home to my son at night and being able to be with him. my heart went out to daniel's mother. >> it was easy to rally people in perry hall because it is a close community. >> strangers at the time. lauri madoni picked up her phone to call her nephew. he reached out to the lodge that donated the food. there's a raffle and everyone hopes it doesn't stop. >> i hope that something
been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
are looking at a 15 minute ride southbound from 695 todowntown baltimore. the beltway in great shape. typical ride 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. and no delays on the west side traveling the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that stretch will take you 11 minutes as well. megan and charley, over to you. >>> if you a parent of multiple children, odds are you are accused of having a favorite. >> i don't have a favorite i know my parents love my sister. the blogger father now is under fire for publically admitting that yes, he does have a favorite child. buzz bishop wrote about how he prefers one son over the other saying he finds him to be "more fun" and when he he posted it parents started to weigh in shocked that he would say such a thing. >> all right. so let us know what you think. is it wrong to admit you have a favorite child inform you are aparent of multiples. go in and weigh in on the debate and if you've favorite kid or two, let us know. >>i don't know how you could have a favorite. >> no way you could possibly admit to having a favorite. >> -- favoritewa
. baltimore on the top five list. >>> and also ahead the morning, black and orange. lately easy to spot. a lot of fans have been showing off the o's' pride. where do the birds tall on the list -- fall on the list when it comes the raking in the cash? when it comes to making money after the merchandise. >> how about that game last night. >> amazing. >> the 15th game they've wondered in extra innings. >> i always wondered you know after 18 innings. >> i couldn't believe the game was still on at 3:00, 3:30 in the morning. >> we look for interesting when we come -- more interesting when we come in that early. again the weather was so nice yesterday. >> it was. it was really lovely yesterday. and i'm going to do you one better and do it again. >> i like it. >> woo-hoo. go lynette. >> outside right now in bel air mainly clear skies. you can see a few high clouds in the back there. you see those wispy looking clouds? these are your cirrus clouds and those will be moving in throughout the day but it's going to be a beautiful day on tap. you have to get out there and enjoy it. but before you do, before
. he ended up in baltimore this year, living in homeless shelters and all the while building an unknown record of violence and robbery that now spans two states. he's now locked up on a slew of charges. chief among them, murder in the first. in mt. vernon, prien kuebler, abc2 news. >> prien tells us police are still looking for bass' accomplice and still need you. if you can remember anything call the homicide direct at 410-396-2100. >>> there's another family that needs your help. he was a father, coach and friend and murdered over the weekend. he was buried today but the family is still looking for answers about what happened. >> on saturday 38-year-old fred king dropped his son off at a barber shop and said he would be right back. later sat dray night he was found shot several times in the 2600 block of kemp street. the engin was running and the door was open. police have few clues. the family made a big plea for people to come forward. they say the man who they affectionately called big fred was a friend to everybody. >> he just wanted to see his daughter go to georgetown or go to c
. goodnight. ♪ ♪ . >>> baltimore county fighting west nile virus. >> maybe no showers for long. what part of the weekend we could see storms going forward. >> and the orioles are in the win column and so is the city of baltimore. we will explain in a live report. >> we honor a legend. could this night have gone any better? how about them a's. 46,000 of you saw a game that will go down in history. adam jones kept his promise to hit one tonight for cal. it's for who they beat, how they beat onto importance of this anniversary night. this was a great thursday. they jumped out early. yankees tied it up and then in the 8th the orioles had bombs bursting in air, three homers to beat the yankees and with the win they are now tied for first place. nobody wanted to go home. nobody could believe what they were watching, look at the crowd, everybody just a sea of orange and then jim johnson came on in the 9th and went 1, 2, and see you. watch this. cal shaking hands with peter up in the box. brian joining us live with more on the great or win at the yard. >> we start with more information about t
. that is -- every sunday. he's the man who's responsible for bringing football back to baltimore. this morning we have been told he's at the hospital reported to be in grave condition at johns hopkins. the 87-year-old purchased the cleveland browns that was back in 1961. he moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero here. he sold the minority interest of the team to steve bisciotti back in 2000 and in april 2004, bisciotti completed the purchase of the franchise. art modell right now johns hopkins again we're keeping a really close eye on the story and we're working the phones right now to get you the latest condition because he's been such a champion not only to bringing football but a also local charities here in the baltimore area. >>> another bier stick happening today -- big story happening today. mosquito spraying will begin in baltimore county and that's happening tonight. abc2 news linda so is here with all the details about the spraying. >> reporter: it's scheduled for tonight. in the millford mill neighborhood and workers with the department of agriculture will
in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication, indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some of those times it makes a difference were to th
look outside here on the west side of the beltway at baltimore national pike. not too many cars out there just yet and no delays right now traveling from 795 all the way down to route 40. park v here at harford road, inner loop nice and clear down to 95 and the outer loop no problems whatsoever getting up to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> she's accused of dumping does -- duping the schools rather and promising them assemblies teaching ravens' players and today joseph gill is expected to be in a courtroom for the hearing. back in march he was indicted on one count of theft. schools is tpas -- and ptas say they gave gill thousands of dollars to deliver the ravens' players to deliver the antibullying message but he never delivered. >>> peter morvitt not only a researcher and top medical man, but also he was a lover of music and had wonderful talents. his friends and family came together to remember him with a vigil this is all happening as police continue to search for his killer. abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from t
. bring a jacket as you head off to work. we have trouble in northeast baltimore, a crash on york at belvedere. if you are using the jfx, no delays from 695, all the way downtown to east fayette. that stretch, normal ride, 11 minutes. a live look at the topside, towson, delaney, nothing to get in you way from bel air up to 83. traffic is starting to pick up on the west side. here is a live picture at wilkins avenue, inner and outer loop picking up from 795, towards 95. that's a look at time saver traffic. >>> maybe fall but the threat of west nile virus is not over. linda so is here with the latest. what is happening to protect people, communities affected by this? >> another round of spraying for mosquitos, this time in arundel county. a case of west nile was detected there. the spray willing happen at 7:30, crews will spray october first, the same thing happening in baltimore, spraying for mosquitos in parts of pikesville at 7:30 tonight, again on october 1st. you should stay inside for 30 minutes until after the spraying happens. linda so, abc2 news. >>> parents we have importa
of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as you head out and about. let's check the apartment bc2 timesaver -- abc2 timesaver traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with rain. so be extra careful as you head out. no delays on the jfx heading into the city. looking at an 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 down to fayette street. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. as we check in
. a few construction delays around baltimore city, not really going to impact your commute. 795 to 70 looking pretty good, lots of green on your screen. outside we go for a live shot. we'll show you, this is 895 just south of o'donnell street. things are looking good. 895 -- excuse me, 695 at harford road looking good at this hour. we'll do this all again coming up in less than 10 minutes. megan. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. mike, thanks. >>> about a month ago we told you about airlines to shrink their seats to fit more people on a plane. now united airlines is going through with that plan. the airlines says it's going to retrofit 152 of its planes with slimline seats, reducing the seat size. we're talking about 18 inches to then 17 inches, so the change will allow for six extra seats in the cabin. united says its passengers really shouldn't notice the change, especially since leg room won't be affected. >>> record number of passengers flew through bwi airport in july. the airport's busiest month ever. we're talking about 2.2 million people walking through the termina
by the way. i was a yankees fan -- now that i'm in baltimore. i know i'm wearing a lot of orange and i don't buy orange and this is a different thing for me. >> it's exciting. >> very exciting. >> we haven't felt this in a while and a lot of people heading down there want to know what they're in store for. >> a good time tonight. but we're going to be dealing with mainly dry weather and don't worry about it. very humid once again this morning that will continue as we duothroughout the day. gush go throughout the day. on maryland's most powerful radar as of now, we have a lone shower now as we step over across the eastern shore. but also if your travels are taking you into virginia this morning we're dealing with a light shower around reston, sterling, ashburn and also oakton but again the you are going to be along the eastern shore watch out for some patchy fog this morning and we have some heavier rain just to the north of federalsburg right now. this is starting to slide off towards the east. heading over into delaware and that's the scenario in terms of the wet weather. as we look at te
? >>> all right, finally baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to th
they sell them overseas. they have to right? well baltimore will tay tribute to art modell this morning. we have details coming up because the team wants you to show newspaper good morning --up. >> good morning maryland at 5 begins right now. >> you are watching the stationthat works for you, now, good morning maryland. >> remembering a baltimore sports ledge en. how to pay -- leng end. how to -- legend. how how to pay tribute to art modell. >> the o's taking game one against the yankees in this thrilling fashion. we have all the details. >> get your purple on. maybe a little splash of orange. nfl season kicking off. we are live at the ravens caravan on this friday i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. if you are thinking what to wear, you can take a cue from lynette charles. -- cue from lynette charles. >> orange and purple. yes. we love it. and you know, what i am smiling because the weather is going to hold up for the game this evening and also when the ravens play on monday. it's going to be absolutely stellar. so let's get down to business. maryland's most powerful radar is pret
how. >> table games and baltimore will have a casino. we will show outsigns the casino could be -- you the signs the casino could be coming to our city. >> we are told to buckle up because it's a bumpy ride but it is a fun one. o's lose but guess what, the yankees did too so we are still hanging onto hope. thanks for joining us. it's wednesday morning, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. they've celebration this morning down on light street at mccormick. so traffic could be backed up around there. rain could be a factor. >> >> reporter: rain is a factor. we are dealing with accidents everywhere. cecil and baltimore county and the city, howard county. nothing is off limits. so, it's a pretty hectic. she down. >> but if you complain about the rain lynette says we need it and we do because it turns out this is upsetting to you a bacon drought. >> what? >> >> bacon. >> there's. >> how can you drop that bomb on me like that. i. >> i am as shocked as you are. >> bacon sunday dais will go up in price -- sunday days are going up in -- sundaes are going up in price. >> we are drying ou
in baltimore and this morning, keep art modell in your thoughts, the baltimore icon is in the hospital. >>> and baseball's ironman returns to camden yards. the living legend statue for cal ripken unveiled just before the o's take on the yankees. a live report coming up this morning. >>> clearly charlie out live again at camden yards. somebody is excited about tonight's game. and we'll check in with him and a bit and in the meantime if you are headed downtown to go cheer on the o's you probably want to know how the weather is looking. over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. we are looking pretty dry for the most part so we will continue that trend as we go throughout the day and also we'll get a little bit of sunshine in here it's going to look more like it did jed and the day before that. an isolated shower or storm is possible in the afternoon. the green spots indicative of rain showers this morning. very light in nature. 270 you are going to be seeing some wet weather there especially in virginia. rossville trying to get on the edge of light rain this morning
to this story and it has a baltimore tie. >>reporter: the o's plan to wrap up their home series on the improbable 2012 major league season. >> so charley crowson out live this morning. he's been out there all morning long, sometimes with an umbrella, sometimes not. so lynette charles will let you know if you need yours today and, lauren cook, you said the rain has definitely been an issue on the roads. >>reporter: the rain and the fog, it's leading to a lot of reduced visibility. slow down and please be extra careful. hopefully it'll clear up soon. >> what's going on this weekend with the buckle up rallies and the baltimore orioles game, the book festival. >> rub it in, megan. let me show you what's going on right now. maryland's most powerful radar still picking up on some showers, but we are beginning to dry out back across the western shore and even points further to the west, so that's going to be the trend for a while. and then we'll begin to see more rain possibly moving into the picture. so chestertown right now, rock hall, centreville getting in on the heavier rainfall
in northwest baltimore. moreen that in just a few. >> i was like listening and wondering if the fog had something to do wit. not too much fog in that area. north and west howard county as well as frederick. we can see arbutus temperature this morning that's the big story as well. we are very chilly this morning. coming in at 48 degrees. look at the dew point. oh, we are nice and refreshing and dry. 47. but how close they are together. there could be a little bit of patchy fog across that area. the winds are calm and they're not going to be as breezy as they were yesterday. so that's also some good news i have to deliver no you this morning. the temperature in glen burnie at 52 degrees that dew point at 47. and as we go into barnesville. 42 and 42 so yes also looking at a little bit of patchy fog across is that area. maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry this morning. and this trend will continue even as we go into the afternoon. it's going to be a fabulous day on tap with lots of sunshine. we'll see a few high clouds out there but still, plenty of sunshine to be had. as we star
are calling her the most hated woman in baltimore. >>> when you head to the polls there's one issue sure to stand out you heard about. the referendum to legalize same sex marriage is going to be on the ballot. and linda so is live and there appears to be a final push with this issue. >> reporter: this is specifically from african americans who oppose same sex marriage in maryland are trying to get voters to get out to the polls and one of the methods is raising controversy. they are sending out mailersfeaturing the phrase my mommy is my daddy and my daddy is my mommy so who is my aunt? language that some may find offensive. group called jump the broom for marriages is making calls trying to convince opponents the same sex marriage to make donations and get out the vote. a the leader of the group says it's aiming the message at the african american community. >> we believe if you have if you have the lord's word that states marriage is between a man and a woman. it's a unhealthy lifestyle for our children and it's just not right. >> reporter: and the group is targeting african american co
was shot and killed while walking to school here this morning. >> another beautiful night across baltimore but how long will the streak last? stay tuned for the forecast. >> you know them. they are the ones who don't watch what they eat or drink but still don't gain weight. blame it on the bacteria. the news starts right now. >> we start with new information, 70-year-old norman gate wood charged with breaking the law that let his grandson get his gun. a 13-year-old rode the bus to school with a gun. when he showed it off during class the teacher was quick to wrestle it away, pin him down until more help arrived. nobody was shot but everybody was scared. >> i understand it was just a fight at the school there was a lockdown. seemed road there was a lockdown for the school on a fight. so i immediately rushed up and shortly after that got the kids out. >> reporter: the teacher is being praised for putting her life on the line to protect her students. that make itself to gun stories in two weeks in baltimore. >> parents you want to know if your child will be safe . >> reporter: there are t
back to baltimore. >> mr. modell came to baltimore and adapted -- adopted the bandto show his support. he was devoted to the band. >> the band stayed together until the ravens came together in 1996 adopting the band was a nod by modell to the football history. >>> from the owner of one team to another. peter and lows is-- angelos is speaking out saying art modell was the visionariy and pioneer whose impact on the game continues to this day. he and his late wife pat were as committed to philanthropy to professional football in baltimore and beyond. he was a national football league visionary and that's what he is saying. thank you to him. so that statement coming from pert angelos. >> and governor o'malley reacting to the passing of the former baltimore ravens owner saying in part he was respected by his players and beloved by family and fans. he brought the game and spirit of football to baltimore. he said he helped invigorate baltimoreans with pride in their team and set sety. >> they want you to head down to the bank this weekend. >>> nearly 2,000 people across the country infected
will of course keep you posted. >>> 4:33. baltimore family is claiming police brutality after a man died last week following an arrest. officers had anthony anderson senior in custody for allegedly selling drugs. police say he died after swallow the drugs. however, witnesses say he was beaten by officers. a protest is happening this afternoon at 3 at the corner ofmontford and biddle street. family and friends want a independent investigation into anderon's death. >>> another life on chesterfield avenue and police are investigating a murder that happened sunday night in the 3000 block one block away from where the nih researcher was found murdered. he was gunned down last week. the meantime, councilman scott who represents the area says that he has spoken to the incoming police commissioner about increasing police presence and police say so far they have few leads in both murders. >>> some people living in carroll county and in a specific neighborhood are nervous after 50 cars were broken into or vandalized. the sheriff's department says more than 1300 dollars in electronics, jewelry and other
on pension plans of baltimore police and firefighters. >> it's a message you have to hear. she's a mother with a broken heart but we'll tell you about the one love foundation just ahead. >>> the first lady will be in baltimore today. where she'll be and what her mission will be coming up today. >>> it's the apple of their eye. iphone lovers, the wait is over. the iphone 5 is on sale all over the country today, including here. it is friday, purple friday. that you know for joining us. i'm megan pringle and lauren cook is going to tell us about the weather. >> jamie and i are also facing off on who could write the best cheer. speaking of the orioles, there's a huge rally going on in lots of different locations today. people who are heading out there, what can they expect? >> chilly this morning but in the afternoon we'll warm up nicely. we have sunshine moving in as well but we'll stay dry. the rain pushes in tomorrow but we have temperatures this morning coming in below average. you can see owings mills coming in at 51 degrees. take it easy as you head out. howard county looking at patchy
: the group is targeting african american communities andn baltimore city and baltimore county and prince george's county. we are live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. >>> the court could announce whether it will take up same sex marriages in two cases one involving a new york woman who sued saying federal law unfairly treats same sex couples for who are lawfully married in their state. she says she paid taxes on her wife's estate because at the time new york state didn't recognize their out of state marriage. a california case centers on the state voter approved same sex marriage. -- voter approved same sex marriage. >>> we have information an peanut butter recall that expanded raising more concerns for families. and sherrie johnson has details on what other products this also applies to. sherrie. >> reporter: well, we have learned the large-scale recall for trader joe's brand valencia peanut butter applies to nut butter sold under 14 brand names at stores around the country. this includes almond butter and peanut but the ebb with flax cede -- butter with flax seed sold in target st
police are expected to be there. >>> the developers of a proposed slots casino in baltimore giving us our first look at plans for a high quality high dollar facility. construction is exspecsed -- expected to begin next summer. the two-story building on russell street will have a 100,000 square feet of gaming space and they plan to hire 1200 employees as well as attracting businesses from all over the country. >> the great part of being a part of a larger organization with caesar's entertainment is we have a large database across the country that we can draw from and increase tourism. >> baltimore is openly supporting question 7 on the november ballot that would legalize table games in maryland as well a adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. it says it will bring in more businesses and another 500 jobses. >>> we want to take you live out at camden yards where the fans are getting ready for tonight's game against the blue jays. let's hope the fans don't get rained on. let's check in on the man with the answer, mike masco. >>> how about today, a beautiful day. 68 yesterday. 73 deg
, now, good morning maryland. >>> an elderly couple murdered in baltimore county. what police and those who know the couple have to say this morning. a live picture this morning of the world trade center at the inner harbor on this anniversary of september 11th. a shadow will cast over the expect memorial. monday night football. 44 to 13 does it get better than this? this is the way to do it. we will hear from the players after their first win of the season. hopefully many more to follow. thanks for joining on this tuesday morning, i am megan prinkel along lynette charles who is keeping an eye on the -- pringle along with lynette charles who is keeping an eye on the weather and lauren cook. it's slow out there. >> reporter: yeah. how about the ravens game last night. >> incredible. >> they sent a message out of the gate. >> reporter: the offense was good. >> and dedicating the season to art modell is wonderful. >> and i am glad the weather cooperated. and if you were able-- were unable to get out yesterday you have a chance today. we are starting off cool and crisp is what i like to cal
american communities to vote it down. >> we are live at camden yards with fan reaction as baltimore gets ready to put the o's back in october. orioles making the playoff run. >> we will check in with charley good morning and thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle along with lynette charles check out the weather and lauren cook looking at the roads. a little foggy. >> yes. we are dealing with fog in frederick and accidents. i will have more coming up in a few. >> all right we will check in in a bit and the fog is going to burn off and it's chilly -- chilly but you said hang in there. >> you will need the coat this morning and put it over your shoulder and be cool going into the afternoon it will be gorgeous. plenty of sunshine and the clouds will creep in and i am calling it a sun cloud mix into the afternoon. and changes are on the way going into tomorrow in terms of the wet weather. no wet weather this morning. it's waking up to the cool temperatures coming in at 49 degrees right now in northeast. the wind are pretty much on the calm side and they will pick up as we go throughout the
. and here's what 95 looks like in downtown baltimore right at 395. no delays right now traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. just eight minutes to travel from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. if you are using 695 it's going to be nice and clear traveling on that outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. that stretch will take you 11 minutes. and the west side will be delay they have free. it's going to take you 11 minutes as well to travel the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that's a look at your traffic traffic. megan over to you. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. today the mother and sister of yeardley love are speaking out about her mother and how they are keeping her memory alive. they started a foundation in her honor to raise awareness about dating violence. love's sister describes what it was like during the trial of george huguely the man convicted of killing you've. >> heart -- yeardley love. >> my heart was beating really fast all the time. i kept thinking that's what yeardley saw. that's the last thing she saw and i kept running that through my head
's what a baltimore county father says happened to him when his 6-year-old son justin didn't get off the school bus. terry campbell says he started to driving along all the way to logan elementary school where his kid attend a spokesperson for baltimore county public schools says justin was assigned to the wrong bus but he was never left by himself. campbell says that that's not entirely true. >> as i am on my way up to school he is walking down the street by himself crying. >> the child realized the child was not comfortable after getting off the bus and the bus driver made sure they didn't drive off and kept the child in their sight. >> the transportation department is still trying to reach campbell to talk about what happened. we will keep you posted on this story. >>> montgomery county family must plan a funeral for their young boy who drowned in a pool. a neighbor found the toddler yesterday and performed cpr until help arrive. there was a caretaker and another child at home but it's not clear where they were at the time of the drowning. investigators are trying to determine exa
to any baltimore county school. they're holding the name of the other tee in custody until he can face formal charges. >>> what is going on in baltimore city. we had three people killed, seven injured last night. this morning police discovered a man slumped over in the wheel of his car in the 2900 block of west cold spring lane. last night we had two people shot in 2600 block of boone street. someone shot on rutland, south eaton and frank ford. >>> the public is welcome to come out to this hopeception. 15-year-old robert wayne gladden, jr. is accused of shooting a 17-year-old classmate on the first day of school. today a grand jury indicted gladden on 29 counts. the indictment includes nine counts of attempt murder, nine counts of first degree salt. nine counts of reckless endangerment. his classmates are pushing, of course, to get lady gaga to visit daniel. the board of education meeting will be at 7:00 tonight at perry school high school inside the cafeteria. >>> friends and family are remembering special warfare officer patrick feeks. he died during a firefighter in afghanistan. his
the low 80e.81 baltimore, 86 in frederick. those numbers were warmer today. tomorrow will be back temperature wise. maybe not quite as sunny. new front pushing in. that will cloud us up late through the day tomorrow. maybe bring shower around here tomorrow evening before we clear it out again for the weekend. hour by hour into the midday tomorrow we are talking abouta increased clouds around here. we will talk about how the rest of the weekend develops in detail. >> new tonight in this day and age, to have your power knocked out for five or more days because of a storm is not acceptable. that's what we have been hearing from you. ken who is the boss of bge said if you want a different outcome then we are going to have to make a different deployment and it'll add cost significantly. in other words if we don't pay for changes don't expect power with in 24 hours after a hurricane like storm. >> students headed back to class at morgan state a day after a shooting inside the community center. police say both the victim and gunman were not morgan state students. the university held a
in -- >> ontario. >> this is his first time here. >> welcome to baltimore. >> what do you like about our city? >> great city. great walking on the harbor. we had a blast. great people, always helpful. >> friendly? >> very friendly. >> we owe you one. >> where would you tell him to go if he had a couple more hours? >> maybe whitley's. >> what do you think? >> maybe. >> watch this. we just met. his wife, mary jo, used to have an uncle sal who used to run the court commissioner's office in towson. am i right? >> yes. >> thanks for coming. you got a great city. do you know toronto is the next most popular city next to rome. >> yes. >> another handshake here. >> go o's. >> keep the hat on. all right. orioles tonight 7:05 against the jays from toronto. the orioles have to win, right? tell mary jo i said -- said hello. show your orange pride. we're seeing crowley shirts. we're seeing adam jones shirts, brooks shirts. show off your prize -- shirts. we'll see uptonight at 6:00. >> all right. thanks a lot, jamie. >>> well, you know, every time you go to the airport, it seems like the lines are the same
minute ride from 695 to downtown baltimore. we'll check in and take a live look outside in parkville, the beltway, everything is moving along just fine at hartford road but the roads going to be brett and slick. be -- to be wet and slick. be careful. and getting down towards 95, that is a look at your abc2 time saver traffic. >>> all new for you this morning, the nfl has reached a deal with refs to get them back on the field immediately. this is great news for ravens fans because the first assignment for the zebras, baltimore tonight as they host the cleveland browns. linda so is here with reaction, as what many are calling an early chris man fan. >> those replacement refs would have been on the field tonight had the nfl not reached this tentative agreement. you remember what happened monday night when things came to a boiling point. the replacement refs were under fire for that questionable call that gave the sea hawks the win over the green bay packers. it was after that missed call that the two sides got serious about negotiations. for weeks now, coaches, players and fans have bee
caused the chaos that started at the theater. police responded to the scene to help baltimore county police. >> staggering around up and down the street and staring and making ridiculous noises to the cops. >> reporter: six people were arrested and charged with second degree assault, two with disorderly conduct and one with drug possession. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> a fire at warehouse in dundalk created a dangerous situation for firefighters. they were on the scene of the former see grams building. a fire in 2010 made the building structurally unsound and caused the walls and floors to crumble. the fire was put out around 9:30 last nite. >>> two teens lost lives in their car that crashed. a plea hearing is set for the driver. in november of last year, police say dale audit was driving along lawyers hill road and lost control of his car and hit a tree. five people were all in the car, two of the teens died, three others including audit were injured. >>> mitt romney heads to battleground states ready to talk specifics about fixing the economy and helping the middle class. presid
. >> thank you. tonight the search is on for the person behind a fire bombing in forth east baltimore. a dozen families looking for new places to live after molotov cocktails set fire to the building. today the apartments are all boarded up. flyers have been posted two police officers have been assigned to the area. >>> administrators have brought in the experts after the find of bed bugs at carroll community college this week. we have more on the college's plan to wipe them out. >> reporter: heat treatments and specially trained dogs, the college is nipping problem in the bug. they come here for an education but suddenly the 11,000 students getting a course in bugs. >> we gote mailed by the dean. >> i was reading and my hair started itching. >> reporter: administrators have quash teed a class and shut count nurses building over a find. bed bugs barely visible to the nakedi. the college called in people who brought in a dog to sniff them out. >> did find them in three different locations on campus. building 209, the nursing room and two other rooms we found some indication of just
. >>> a baltimore county man was given a three year federal sentence for tax charges. cole was eventually allowed to go home for treatment but went to court multiple times to go pack it prison. he died early this morning. >>> harford county sheriff's deputies gathered for a funeral today laying to rest another of their own. jeff hager attended the funeral for sergeant ian lock ran. >> reporter: a week ago today it was sergeant lock ran who joined others at the funeral of corporal charles licato. in a strange twist of faith at that funeral lock ran started experiencing what they thought was acid reflux but it ended up being a heart which would claim his lie. they returned to the mountain christian church. >> all these guys are heroes. day by day they go through the stress of dealing with some really terrible situations that most of us don't even stop to think about and they give their lives to make other people's lives better and that makes them all heroes. >> following the funeral, the burial came if fallston. lock ran is survived by his mother, three siblings, his wife and a 2-year-old son. the
. >> [inaudible] so much better. >> she is so improved we can hear her speak. more good news for the baltimore mom shot earlier this year. >> and the orioles tonight but the yankees just three outs losing in minnesota. this is why we love the end ofs. >> counterfeiter with desktop technology. >> don't fall for fake tickets. how to spot a playoff scam. the news starts right now. >> in the blink of an eye a woman's life was changed. someone shot her paralyzing her from the neck down. she survived but she faces a daily struggle to recover. tonight she has a new tool to help make it easier. >> it takes just the slightest movement of her eyes and she is reconnected with the world. the eight thousand dollar piece of equipment allows her to e- mail, text, surf the web, skype everything that a person who could type could do. >> she gets online or facebook, seeing her friends you can see her face light up. >> reporter: to use her old computer she had to move her entire head which was exhausting because of the shooting which left her paralyzed from the neck down. >> it helps me to be able to ta
phil comes to mind. believe it or not, baltimore has its own forecasting crustacean. mike masco is here to tell bus baltimore bill. >> yeah, baltimore bill, the weather predicting crab was at the inner harbor. bill is known as a weather expert. he was born with one claw raised out of the water, which allows him to detect warm currents. we have our baltimore bill. he joined us to give us an idea of what the weather will look like over the next seven weeks. apparently it's going to be an early winter. >> i always think to maryland's most powerful, satellites. we'll see how the predisix come -- prediction comes through. baltimore bill predicting a colder than average winter and maybe snow. >>> we have new developments in a murder investigation that could have gone cold. 236-year-old eric pen der grass was found dead in 2009. police have made an arrest. 31-year-old sherell ferguson is facing murder charges. the cause of the death was ruled to be asphyxiation. ferguson is being held at central booking and awaiting trial. >> in a bid to head off confusion in the future, a carroll county commi
of issues well north of baltimore city. we'll start you at emmerton road right at singer road. we do have an accident ongoing and that has tied speeds between 94, to around 35 to 40 miles an hour. so we are starting to see some delays. we do have ambulances, fire department, police activity right along perryman road out at old philadelphia road. we did have an earlier accident still ongoing. and congestion really starting to pick up on 695 at edmondson avenue. you'll notice the speeds tied down between 30 to 40 miles an hour. outside we go for a live shot and we'll show you some of our traffic cameras, 695 at liberty road, starting to see some volume on the outer loop. we have another shot for you the further north section of the beltway, 695 at harford road, starting to see some volume. things are looking pretty normal at this hour. the outer loop from 695 to 83 an 11-minute ride. >>> news time right now 6:31. parents want to know that when their kids, they head to school, they're going to be safe. and right now that is really hard for a lot of parents after a shooting at perry hall high
-old, he was found shot onto sidewalk. >> if you live in baltimore county tomorrow your neighbor had may be sprayed for mosquito. it'll be spthursday night. the decision after a recent human case of west nile virus in the county. the study is designed to kill mosquitoes that carry the virus. today the cdc said that 2012 is on track to be the worst year ever for west nile in the united states. they say that the disease is starting to hit its peak. symptoms kind of look like the flu. so far 87 people have died from the disease but they say it's rarely this deadly. >> the parade of politicians continued today at the dnc. >> last night the governor had a spot and today our senior senator spoke. she focused on the women of the senate. she said when women are politics family issues rule things like child care. she said the president is fighting for the same causes. >> we the women of the senate with the president byour side we are going to keep fighting. our shoulders squared our lip stick on because you deserve equal pay for your hard work. >> 26 years ago she was the first democratic wom
. you can also see it at >>> a baltimore man, stephen lancing was the man who broke into a person's home in southwest baltimore in 2010, choked that victim while he was sleeping and demanded cash. he took the victim's car keys and bolted. he was found guilty of robbery, burglary and car theft. >>> one of the busiest transportation hubs in baltimore turned into a more chaotic scene when a runaway bus slammed into a bus shelter. 17 people were hurt when the bus slammed into the shelter. witnessens say the driver was at the back of the bus when it began to roll forward. >>> pakistanis are expected to take to the streets today to protest the anti-islam video. they are also running tv ads denouncing that film. even though the movie was produced in the united states t government wants the country to know it doesn't support the film's message. >>> this morning 700 u.s. soldiers are on their way back home from afghanistan. it's the last troop surge to leave the country. 77,000 troops went to afghanistan in 2009 to stabilize the country and build up afghan security forces. th
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